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Vermicelli upma easy to make and it makes the dish so healthy by adding more vegetables. It is perfect to serve for breakfast or dinner.

Ingredients :

Vermicelli - 1 cup
Vegetables - carrots, peas, beans, cabbage (julienned)
Onion - 1 sliced
Tomato - 1 small
Green chilli - 3
Ginger - 1/4 inch chopped fine
Curry leaves - few
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp (optional)
Coriander leaves - for garnishing
Water - 1 1/4 cup
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dhal and channa dhal - 2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Oil - 3 to 4 tbsp
salt as required

Method :

1. Heat ghee in the frying pan and add the vermicelli roast it until it turns slight brown colour.
2. Now remove and keep it aside.
3. In the same pan heat the oil and add mustard and dhal one by one.
4. Now add the green chilli, ginger and curry leaves.
5. Add the onions, tomato and saute until the tomato are mashed slightly.
6. Add the vegetables and saute just for 2 minutes.
7. Now add the garam masala and salt. Pour the measured water.
8. When water boils well add the roasted vermicelli and put in very low flame.
9. And close the lid 3/4 when all the moisture is absorbed mix well and garnish with coriander leaves.
10. Serve hot .

Note :

Add the vermicelli when water boils well otherwise the vermicelli will be sticky.
Do not saute vegetables for long time so that it looses its crunchiness at the end.

kittymatti  – (April 29, 2009 at 1:59 PM)  

yummy in the tummy! I love ssemiya upma... 2 wonderful posts today! looks great!

Pooja  – (April 29, 2009 at 2:10 PM)  

Yummy yummy upma! I love vermicilli upma. Great shots with presentation :)

Pooja  – (April 29, 2009 at 2:29 PM)  

Easy and comfort breakfast...looking yummy pavithra..

ARUNA  – (April 29, 2009 at 2:43 PM)  

wow wat a presentation!!!!!!! Awesome it is!!

And Pavithra, i will post shortly dear!

ARUNA  – (April 29, 2009 at 2:45 PM)  

A simple upma it is......u decorated it like a bride!!!Superb.

Lavanya  – (April 29, 2009 at 2:47 PM)  

i love vermicelli upma..lovely garnishing..hey how much time do you usually take for decoration :)

Ramya Vijaykumar  – (April 29, 2009 at 3:43 PM)  

looks very delicious and its been decked up well...

Nandinis food  – (April 29, 2009 at 3:53 PM)  

Both decoration and upma are marvelous! Comforting breakfast! I love the crunchiness while eating this upma.

Vishali  – (April 29, 2009 at 4:49 PM)  

delcious Upma with Vermicelli...and nice decoration.

Priya Sriram  – (April 29, 2009 at 5:36 PM)  

Lovely presentation! I'm gonna name you "Presentation queen"!! :D

Sweta (My Indian Dietitian)  – (April 29, 2009 at 6:48 PM)  

Semiya uppma-I haven't had it in ages!Lovely pic :)

Bhawna  – (April 29, 2009 at 6:56 PM)  

wow, where u get ur ideas for presentation? You are too good. Thanks for telling me the difference between adai and uttapum. oh boy! great pic.

Priyameena  – (April 29, 2009 at 7:50 PM)  

Wow you garnished it wonderful..Tempting me to eat the whole plate

chef and her kitchen  – (April 29, 2009 at 9:24 PM)  

lol...y do u kill me daily with such nice presentations...thats looking absolutely fabulous..

Anonymous –   – (April 29, 2009 at 11:14 PM)  

Maybe, you should name is sunflower vermicilli or vermicelli medal...I really need to applaud you for taking the time to decorate it so well.

Thankyou for visiting my blog.


Anuradha –   – (April 29, 2009 at 11:22 PM)  

Even those who dont like Vermicilli upma will begin loving it after seeing the lovely decoration. Its attracting!!

gtyuk  – (April 30, 2009 at 5:46 AM)  

semiya upma looks yummm, lovely presentation :)

Valarmathi Sanjeev  – (April 30, 2009 at 6:35 AM)  

Hi Pavithra,

Thanks for visiting my blog. You have very nice blog.

Vermicelli upma looks delicious and nicely presented

Pavithra Elangovan  – (April 30, 2009 at 1:25 PM)  

Hi all thanks for ur lovely words and i happy u all enjoy my garnishing.

Nithya  – (May 1, 2009 at 10:06 PM)  

creativity at its height.. lovely arrangement.. :)

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